(Closed) What is the sparkly stuff on this cake?

posted 8 years ago in Food
Post # 3
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Sugar bee

Probably some sort of sugar?  I don’t know for sure.

Post # 4
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Buzzing bee

You can’t really buy sugar crystals that big. It looks like someone may have crushed up some rock candy!

Post # 5
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Busy bee

That looks so cool!  Now I wanna know…anyone?

Post # 6
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

sanding sugar. 

Post # 7
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Sugar bee

It looks like sugar crystals to me.  I was just watching a cake challene on Food Network last night where they put “crystals” all over a tiara and it looked just like the stuff thats on the cake.

Post # 8
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 2010

i was thinking sugar crystals as well, sort of like the kind that goes around the rim of your alcoholic drink.  they have them at the grocery stores near the candles…

Post # 11
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

It’s definitely sugar crystals. My mom does wedding cakes and she’s definitely used stuff this coarse before… I’ll ask where she bought it!

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